Are you going to Puerto Vallarta in the near future? Are you a devoted golfer? You will be happy to know that there are so many outdoor activities that you can enjoy in Puerto Vallarta. There are endless water activities which include scuba diving, surfing, snorkeling, and kayaking. There are also plenty of land activities, too including playing golf in world class courses. Would you like to know where the top Puerto Vallarta golf courses are? There are more than ten top-notch golf courses in the Puerto Vallarta and surrounding areas, which include the Banderas Bay and up to Punta Mita which is approximately twenty-nine miles away. All of the golf courses have amazing views such as urban terrain, oceanfront vistas, and the jungle. When you come to Puerto Vallarta for your vacation you are entering a golfer’s paradise. The top 5 courses in PV are listed below.
1) Nayar Golf Course – Nuevo Vallarta
The Nayar Golf Course is one of the most exciting courses in the Puerto Vallarta. The Nayar Golf Course is just ten minutes north of the Puerto Vallarta Airport. This is a new Greg Norman golf course that is centered in the Nuevo Vallarta region. It has a golf cart suspension bridge that only has one lane, and the bridge is perched very high above the beautiful Ameca River. The Nayar Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 70 course and has some technical obstacles, and everyone from expert to beginners can enjoy playing golf here. More experienced golfers will enjoy the seven lakes and there are forty-nine bunkers that have been strategically placed for added challenge. You can get the tee times and the rates by calling the Nayar Golf Course.
2) Litibu Golf Club – Puerto Vallarta
In Puerto Vallarta, you will see that some of the golf courses can be expensive, but the Litibu Golf Club is affordable. There is a green fee of only $100, which is quite affordable for the Puerto Vallarta area. Just inland from Punta Mita is where the Litibu Golf Club is located. This is a Greg Norman golf course that has a jungle layout. One of the major bonuses of this golf course is the green fee is so low, especially when you see the prices at the other golf courses in Puerto Vallarta. This is a fun place to play golf without breaking the bank, too.
3) Pacifico Golf Course – Punta Mita
The Pacifico Golf Course is one of the four Jack Nicklaus golf courses in Puerto Vallarta. This golf course features 19 holes, and eight of the holes face the Pacific Ocean, which provides amazing views for every guest. The inland holes provide magical views of the Sierra Madre Mountains, and if you love adventures, then you will find it at this golf course. There is an island green that is actually located in the middle of the ocean so the golfer will have to carry approximately 170 yards. This hole is called the Tail of the Whale 3rd Hole. Depending on the tides and currents of the ocean, you will have to access this hole with a boat. If the currents of the ocean are too strong, then you will have to play the landlocked third hole. Off of the 17th and 18th hole across from the Bahia Course in Punta Mita is a popular surf break called the El Faro. Is this golf course expensive? During the low season, the green fees begin at $175.
4) Marina Vallarta Golf Club – Puerto Vallarta Marina Area
The Marina Vallarta Golf Club is located in the Puerto Vallarta marina area. This golf course offers an 18-hole course that was designed by the famous American architect, Joe Finger. The golf course provides a relaxed tropical atmosphere along with Banderas Bay and marina views. The International Pro Am event is held at the Marina Vallarta Golf Club every December, and it is the largest Pro Am golf tournament worldwide. If you love nature and wildlife, then you can stop by the crocodile sanctuary that is upriver from the Marina Vallarta Golf Club. You may even see a crocodile or two walking through the course while you are playing. You should always stay alert. There are also a lot of water holes that crocodiles love that you need to watch out for, too.
5) Weiskopf Golf Course – Vista Vallarta
Puerto Vallarta is known for its lush vegetation and the Weiskopf Golf Course is surrounded by it. The golf course opened in 2001, and it is located on the lower west end of Puerto Vallarta. There are mixed terrain, dense jungles, swift creeks, and deep ravines at this course. The nice shade from the greenery feels great when it is hot and sunny. This golf course is located on the same property as the Nicklaus Course, but this golf course is more fun to play. The price to play golf at the Weiskopf Golf Course is $111 for each person after 3:00pm.
Will you be going to Puerto Vallarta soon? If you are, then you will want to make sure you book your tee time at one of these wonderful golf courses. The top 5 courses in PV are truly a golfer’s paradise.